Why Putin Did It
And he says the break-up of the Soviet Union was not something that Washington actually wanted. In 1991, in fact, President George H.W. Bush argued against what he called “suicidal nationalism ... cahoots with Russian oligarchs) led Ukraine toward ...
Countries on the Cusp: The Power of Nationalism
By the end of the 1990s, ten years after the breakup of the USSR, post-Soviet states had sorted ... which treated the Soviet Union as a Russian empire that had subjugated them. The crucial issue was not the accuracy of these "national" histories but ...
How the USSR cherished a viper in its bosom
However, the country broke up with the help of the U.S. and its European allies a lot quicker than the USSR did. The collapse of Yugoslavia brought up the idea of "the powder keg of Europe". Nationalism ... the times of the Russian Empire in accordance ...
Global Capitalism, the US Empire and Russian Nationalism
You have--you know, it's old 20th century, the type of things that, you know, did lead to war in those days ... what was really astonishing about the breakup of the Soviet Union, the end of that particular empire, was how peacefully it all happened.
My nightmare of a Nazi Britain
Most of the Conservative Party, Chamberlain himself, and the King, wanted Halifax, not Churchill, to lead ... a break from Henry VIII's England. But also, during the last two years as I wrote the book, the evils of politics based on race and nationalism ...